Julie Bonnel-Rogers

SERVANDO R. SANDOVAL (408) 286-5100

Senior Associate
P: 408.286.5100

Michelle Garcia


Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
Real Estate/Housing Litigation
Business Litigation
Employment Litigation
Cyber-Security Breach Litigation
Probate Litigation


Santa Clara University
B.S., 1989, Political Science with a
minor in Philosophy

University of San Francisco
School of Law

J.D., 1994, Oral Advocacy Honors

Bar Admissions





Julie Bonnel-Rogers is a senior associate at Pahl & McCay. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis in business litigation, real estate/housing litigation, employment litigation, cyber-security breach litigation and probate litigation.

Ms. Bonnel-Rogers graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy. During college, she interned in the United States House of Representatives in Washington D.C., then spent a year with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps on the Island of Saipan before entering law school. She graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law with Oral Advocacy Honors, the Wiley W. Manual Recognition Award, and the “USF Advocate of the Year” title, and was a Regional Semi-Finalist in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition.

Cybersecurity and the protection of business and consumer data is an issue of growing concern. Ms. Bonnel-Rogers has published articles and has been a speaker at various conferences relating to the subject of Division 11 of the California Commercial Code as it pertains to cybersecurity breach and its effects on small businesses in California.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association

Published Works

“An Escrow Owner’s Fight Against Cyber Fraud and Her Unrelenting Efforts to Stay in Business,” California Escrow Association News Magazine (2012)

“Cyber Theft/ Wire Transfer Fraud ,” San Francisco Daily Journal (2013)

“Cyber Theft/Wire Transfer Fraud,” Los Angeles Daily Journal (2013)

Speeches and Presentations

“Cybertheft and Small Business: Village View Escrow v. Professional Business Bank, A Case Study,” California Escrow Institute, Newport Beach, California

“Security Breach Litigation,” SecureWorld Expo, Denver, Colorado

“Cybertheft and Small Business: Village View Escrow v. Professional Business Bank,” California Escrow Association, 57th Annual Education Conference, Costa Mesa, California

“The Escrow Industry’s Susceptibility to Security Breach,” Los Angeles Escrow Association, Los Angeles, California

“Who's Liable When Cyber Security Fails?”, SecureWorld Expo, Dallas, Texas

“Who's Liable When Cyber Security Fails?”, SecureWorld Expo, San Francisco Bay Area

“Who's Liable When Cyber Security Fails?”, SecureWorld Expo, Seattle, Washington

“Privacy Compliance and Protecting Sensitive Client Data,” Santa Clara Valley Escrow Association,

“Network Security-Beyond Passwords and Firewalls,” - SecureWorld Expo: Expert Panelist -Industry Panel-, Seattle, Washington

“The Target Breach –One Year Later: What Have We Learned?”, Online Webinar: SecureWorld Web Conferences- Industry Panelist

“Wire Transfer Fraud,” National Public Radio (NPR), Marketplace

“Wire Transfer Fraud,” Bank Info Security (Podcast)